The Thai BL boom has reached Japan! Sammon’s “Manner of Death” novel will have an official Japanese translation released on 20th January 2021, while BitterSweet’s “SOTUS” will begin its manga serialisation run in Spring 2021, from Kadokawa. The TV drama of “SOTUS” was initially released in 2016, while “Manner of Death” will also be releasing a TV drama adaptation this year.

Other titles on the release slate include “The Red Thread” by LazySheep — which will get a Japanese manga adaptation Spring 2021, as well as “A Tale of Thousand Stars” by Bacteria — with a Japanese translation of the original novel scheduled to be released next spring.